The Washington State Employee Tuition Exemption Program is one of the most valuable benefits offered to Washington State University employees. For eligible staff and faculty, this state program covers about 6 credits per term (quarter or semester) for classes taken at WSU or other participating state, community, and technical colleges.
For relevant policies, authorizations, and exceptions, please refer to the WSU Enrollment Management page. A comprehensive review of enrollment criteria and eligibility can be found of the Office of Policies Records and Forms page
Tuition Waiver Request
To initiate class registration, please complete and submit the campus specific Tuition Waiver Request form that corresponds to the respective campus location, and request the tuition waiver.
|WSU Everett||For classes on the WSU Everett campus, use the Tuition Waiver Request form available from Policies, Records, and Forms.|
|WSU Pullman||For classes on the WSU Pullman campus the Employee Tuition Waiver is available from Enrollment Management.|
|WSU Spokane||For classes on the WSU Spokane campus see Registrar – Enrollment Services.|
|WSU Tri-Cities||For classes on the WSU Tri-Cities campus Tuition Waivers are available from Student Financial Services.|
|WSU Vancouver||For classes on the WSU Vancouver campus see State Employee Tuition Waiver.|
A list of additional institutions that participate in the tuition waiver program are listed below for convenience. For questions about applying for student status, or about whether a certain course or program permits tuition exemption, please contact the school you’re interested in attending using the table below.
|School and Tuition Information||Phone Number|
|Central Washington University||509-963-3001|
|Clover Park Technical College||253-583-8904 (Puyallup)
|Eastern Washington University||509-359-2321|
|Edmonds Community College||425-640-1459|
|Everett Community College||425-388-9219|
|The Evergreen State College||360-867-6180|
|Green River College||253-833-9111 ext. 2500|
|Highline College||206-878-3710 ext. 6216|
|Lake Washington Institute of Technology||425-739-8104|
|North Seattle College||206-934-3627|
|Renton Technical College||425-235-2352|
|Seattle Central College||206-934-3800|
|Shoreline Community College||206-546-4611|
|Skagit Valley College||360-416-7700|
|South Seattle College||206-934-7938|
|Spokane Falls Community College||509-533-3512|
|Tacoma Community College||253-566-6042|
|University of Washington||206-543-8580|
|Washington State University||509-335-5346|
|Western Washington University||360-650-3432|
Important! Each campus has a different enrollment process. Refer to The Office of Policies, Records, and Forms for a comprehensive review of the employee tuition exemption waiver process. The tuition waiver request forms for each WSU campus are listed in the table for access to the correct process and form for each campus.
For more information contact: